As a recent hobby of mine, I have been making many varieties of paracord bracelets. While searching for new knots, I stumbled across a knot called the double-tatted chain or 'seesaw' knot but with no instructions.

Here's how to tie it with a 5 3/8 side release fastex buckle.

Apologies for the sub-par pictures. I had trouble holding the camera steady and the knots tightly.

Step 1: Materials

1) Two 8-10 feet long lengths of paracord or any other type of cordage. Various colours available from http://supplycaptain.com/

These can be two different colours if you like.

2) A side release buckle. 5 free samples are available from the ITW Nexus website or you may purchase them from Supply Captain.

3) A lighter or thread matching the colour of your cordage.


1) A knife or a pair of scissors

2)A needle
<p>Nice bracelet instructions. A little fuzzy on the ending, burning the end together? Mine left sharp corners. A little help, Please?</p>
<p>It helps to immediatly push the paracord against itself after burning. That will prevent unraveling and sharp corners if pressed properly. You could use the lighter itself for pressing.</p>
<p>I meant flattening the ends with pliers, preferably without ridged edges</p>
Love the look, but the ending is nowhere in site...how do i finish it? Please respond. Thank you for your time.
<p>I'm new to paracording and I really like this bracelet but I'm not clear on the size of the buckle: 5 3/8. Could you please explain? Thanks.</p>
<p>Per wrist inch, how much cord would I need? (my wrist is 7 inches, i need 2 ?3.5ft? sets of paracord?)</p>
Very cool bracelet. What's this braid called?
after you burn the ends how do you secure the paracord to keep it from coming loose?
Im going to have to try this. you did a great job on the instructable!
Cool, thanks Metafire
you got the right...'bout the molten anything on your body parts...&quot;. it hurts...BAD...By the way, nice instructable....<br>
This looks really good. I'll have to make one. But the buckle looks like it would be uncomfortable since it is flat. Would it be better to use one of those curved ones?
Thanks! The flat buckle is not really a problem as it is so small. In the photos, it might look a tad big but I have extremely small wrists. But if you can find a curved buckle, go ahead and use it. It all depends on your wrist size and personal tastes.
I go through &quot;The Buckle Runner&quot; he has the one cell on each end in both the 3/8th and 5/8th inch buckles, which are the common sizes for braclets. They are curved and side releaseas well. Prices are really good too.
That picture is AMAZING! What camera have you got?
I love this braclet, Working on getting some paracord this weekend to try this. Thanks!
Skeletool FTW<br />
I prefer the wilson tactical 5/8 contoured buckles for comfort, http://www.wilsontactical.com/detail.aspx?ID=129 they are really sturdy and not to expensive.<br />
What buckle are you using?
For that particular bracelet, I used a plain old side-release buckle I got from ITW Nexus' website. It isn't my favorite though, in both looks and comfort. The best buckles I've used so far were salvaged from my Dakine backpack, which were 1&quot; Rock Lockster Original buckles. Much nicer look, and they're just the right size.
These are really cool but I was wondering where I could buy Paracord, on the internet or off of it?
i don't use paracord, i just use fashion cord fron wallmart.
For offline sources of paracord, try any army surplus store, sports outfitter store, or an Army Navy type store.<br/><br/>Some online sources are:<br/><a rel="nofollow" href="http://supplycaptain.com/">http://supplycaptain.com/</a><br/><br/><a rel="nofollow" href="http://www.lighthound.com/search.asp?keyword=paracord&amp;search=GO">http://www.lighthound.com/search.asp?keyword=paracord&amp;search=GO</a><br/><br/><a rel="nofollow" href="http://shop.ebay.com/items/_W0QQ_nkwZparacordQQ_armrsZ1QQ_fromZR40QQ_mdoZ">http://shop.ebay.com/items/_W0QQ_nkwZparacordQQ_armrsZ1QQ_fromZR40QQ_mdoZ</a><br/><br/>Any of these sources can supply you with military spec paracord.<br/>
Great idea! and easy for me!
that is awesome, i've always liked these, but havent been that good with knots, but this one looks extremely easy and do-able for me =D thanks man! <br/>
Thank you very much Metafire.

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